Delhi earns UN carbon credits
Monday, September 26, 2011
This comes under the(CDM) of the UN under the . The UN said the rail based system has helped to save 630,000 tonnes of a year. The credits to the (DMRC) are worth $9.5 million for each of the next seven years. More credits would be given for more passengers on the system.
The credits are designed as a financial incentive forto reduce greenhouse emissions.
The Delhi Metro was started in 2002. According to the DMRC, it has reduced road traffic by more than 91,000 vehicles per day.
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